Amy Winehouse, the Grammy-award winning singer who has battled addiction problems for years, was found dead on Saturday at her apartment in London, the police said. She was 27.
Michael Cacoyannis, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic Zorba the Greek, starring Anthony Quinn, has died at an Athens hospital. He was 89.
Anders Behring Breivik, the 32-year-old man accused of Norway’s worst massacre since World War II, now maintains that two cells of extremists collaborated with him.
Related: Christopher Hitchens wonders why so many “experts” declared the Oslo attacks to be the work of Islamic terrorists.
The end of July means the start of the awards season. Click here for The Guardian’s 50 Oscar tips, ranked in order, from bottom to top.
David Sterritt reviews Todd Solondz’s Life During Wartime, out tomorrow on DVD/Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection.
Yesterday, same-sex marriage became officially legal in New York. Two women, both grandmothers, became the state’s first legally wed came-sex couple. And below, Michael Furey and Bienvenido Amagna were the first ever gay couple legally wed in Brooklyn:
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